Should Armenians fear Russia’s threats?

CivilNet host and analyst Eric Hacopian sat down to unpack Russian Parliament Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin’s meeting last week with his Azerbaijani counterpart, where he suggested that countries appealing to or involving European institutions could lose their statehood. Many in Armenia saw Volodin’s remarks as a response to the European Union’s decision to deploy civilian monitors to the Armenian side of the border with Azerbaijan – and as a veiled threat to Armenia.